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If there is a government school within 1km, kids should go there, K'taka makes it compulsory under RTE

The new amendment to the RTE Act allows parents to enroll children in private schools only when there are no government schools within a radius of 1 km

Published on 6th December 2018
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Why the Tent School is the place to be for kids of Karnataka's mahouts, every Dasara

Tents are often associated with circuses. Despite it's rather humble overhead cover, albeit inside the grand Mysore Palace, Tent School is actually a godsend for children of mahouts during Dasara

Published on 25th October 2018
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'Padanamuri' project in Kerala to help marginalised students by providing them with mainstream educational facilities

'Padanamuri' – a project of the Kerala State Development Corporation for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe, was first launched in the district in 2017

Published on 25th September 2018
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Ten development efforts that will take India's literacy to new heights

It is important to start looking at the quality of education through a larger lens rather than just the basic ability to read and write

Published on 17th September 2018
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Global effort on girls' education defeating Taliban's purpose: Malala Yousafzai

Malala was shot in the head by a Taliban member in 2012 when she defied the diktat of the Sunni Islamic fundamentalist movement, which was entrenched in Afghanistan

Published on 29th August 2018
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These toilets in Karnataka's government schools are keeping girls from dropping out

It is true that girls also have rights to education. But, lack of toilets in Government schools has led to absenteeism. Reaching Hand is trying to cover it up by building toilets for girls

Published on 24th August 2018
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Muslim student denied PhD admission at TISS for refusing to take MPhil degree from S Ramadorai ​

The student was at the forefront of the protests last year and had refused to accept his degree on stage from the Chairman to protest against their decision to remove fee waiver for SC,ST students

Published on 10th August 2018
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Meet Rajasthan medical student Ashwani Parashar who crowdfunded solar power and clean water for the village of Rajghat

Parashar is a medical student from Rajasthan who has been working with the people of Rajghat to help them access the basic facilities that they are lacking

Published on 5th July 2018
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Meet Karthiyani Amma from Kerala who will be 100 when she clears Class X! 

Karthiyani Amma, the oldest student of the state speaks about reentering the classroom with a bang through the Aksharalaksham programme 

Published on 2nd July 2018
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Parents to pay one lakh for admissions in Class 1! Does CBSE need fee regulations? 

An admission into Standard IV for her daughter cost nearly Rs 70,000 for Shobana and it took her a protest and a complaint to the Central Board of Secondary Education for the fees to be reduced

Published on 18th June 2018
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Protest being conducted against private schools demanding fees from students selected under RTE quota

Since the protestors did not have permission to stage the protest in front of the CEO’s office here, the police arrested 33 members, including eight women

Published on 4th June 2018
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Schools in TN pick Right to Education Act lots without displaying list of applicants

By not displaying the list of all eligible applicants before lot-picking, the schools eliminate a fair chance at the admission

Published on 29th May 2018
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RTE success: Karnataka's Belagavi district receives 6700 applications this year

To popularise RTE in the district, the education department made every effort in creating awareness among parents as well as students in both rural and urban areas of Belagavi district

Published on 26th May 2018
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One in three girls in South Asia miss school during periods 

Menstruation is considered impure in many parts of South Asia and restrictions are imposed on women's movement, behaviour and eating habits during their periods

Published on 22nd May 2018
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Life and times of kids on the street in Hyderabad, as told by a survey done by ARUN 

A comprehensive survey conducted by ARUN, Hyderabad tells us about the ground reality of the street children in the city. We find out more about the survey

Published on 5th May 2018

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